Craig Wilkins is coming to Barker!

Country singer Craig Wilkins will entertain from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the gazebo in Barker Village Park on July 10th. He’ll be singing some tributes to country greats lke Johnny Cash. Come early, bring a lawn chair and visit our Farmer’s Market between 5 and 7:30 p.m. Get farm fresh produce, fresh eggs, artisan cheese, herbs, garden plants, goat milk soaps and fudge, container gardens, Mennonite bread and baked goods, black angus beef frozen and vacuum packed, maple syrup and maple sugar, crafts, beaded jewelry, cotton candy, sno-cones, fresh popcorn, gourmet popcorn, fudge, gourmet caramel and chocolate covered apples and much more. Get a $3 Meal Meal (hot dog, chips & drink or a slice of c&p pizza and a drink) at PWT’s parkside window. Stop by and enjoy the friendly welcome in the shady park.

Member of the New York State Country Music Hall of Fame, performing member of Jamboree USA, and performer at Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry

     Craig has recorded professionally on the Octagon Recording’s label with a national release of his song “God Made Me That Way” reaching into the top 40 in 1990. To date Craig has released four albums “Craig Wilkins at the Appalachian Jubilee”, “Craig Wilkins – Favorites”, “Craig Wilkins and Family”, and “Craig Wilkins & The Western New Yorker’s – Just Country”.

    Additionally, Craig has been heard on legendary radio stations WSM, Nashville, WWVA, Wheeling, and numerous others throughout the states, and Europe. He has also been featured on television programs broadcast nationally.

    The list of internationally known artists Craig has opened for is extensive. Simply put, he has opened for everyone from Kitty Wells to Brad Paisley and dozens of others. In his still growing career, Craig, has performed on the stages of the Grand Ole Opry, Appalachian Jubilee, Jamboree USA, Tennessee Barn Dance, and many other venues.

    An ambassador for country music, Craig has promoted the cause since grade school, back when “country wasn’t cool.” He has been an active member of the Country Music Association for over 20 years. He regularly attends Fan Fair (now Music Fest) in Nashville, has worked with more than 100 top artists at Jamboree In The Hills, the Superbowl of Country Music, since 1979. His stories and interviews have appeared in print and on radio. (bio info and photo from Craig’s website, www.craigwilkins.com)
 
 
 
 

 

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